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Table 1 Basic and advanced echocardiograph evaluation in the shocked patient

From: Echocardiography in shock management

  Race Advanced
Modality 2D, M-mode 2D, M-mode
Colour Doppler
Special Doppler
Assessments LV contraction LV systolic function
RV contraction Diastolic function
Intravascular fluid status RV systolic function
Pericardial tamponade Intravascular fluid status
Valve structure/function
Pericardial tamponade
 Pulmonary artery pressure
 Left atrial pressure
 Cardiac output
 Ventricular outflow obstruction
  1. LV left ventricle, RACE rapid assessment by cardiac echo, RV left ventricle, TDI tissue doppler imaging